HELP! CUSTOM THEME BRICKED MY WII!

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  1. franz029
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    Yesterday in the evening, I was in a hurry trying to install the Matrix Reloaded Custom Theme on my Wii and install it fine and no problems but when it comes to the Health and Safety Screen, my Wii just freezes a long time and the "Press A to Continue" text doesn't blink and I notice it that I download a 4.0U Matrix Reloaded Theme but my Wii's Version is 3.2U and the worst is I don't have installed Preloader,BootMii, a NAND Backup and of course I don't own a SaveMiiFrii and also I try many Autoboot Discs like going directly to HomeBrew Channel but none of them work.... [​IMG]




    PLEASE SOMEBODY HELP ME HOW TO UNBRICK MY WII!!!! [​IMG]
     


  2. blitzer320

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    well do you have bootmii or prii/pre loader
     
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    No I don't have Preloader or BootMii.
     
  4. nitrostemp

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    your screwed
     
  5. blitzer320

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    how about an autoboot modchip if not then you my friend are screwed buy infectus or send to nintendo
     
  6. SwansonE

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    So essentially you went ahead and installed something that is potentially dangerous without taking the necessary precautions by arming yourself with preemptive fixes?
     
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    Well yes I have and it's Wiikey.
     
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    OK first you need to try booting into maintenance mode (at the health and safety warning press and hold (+) and (-) then press A) and see if you can remove the theme from there with Any Title Deleter.
    Failing that you need to autoboot Any Title Deleter to remove the theme.
     
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    Well i'm trying to do it into Maintenance Mode but still there nothing happens...it just freezes in there with the Press A to Contrinue doesn't blink
     
  11. lolzed

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    so basically you install HBC,went out,installed random crap,and whining why the crap doesn't work?good job [​IMG]
     
  12. Bladexdsl

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    ^THIS
    NEXT TIME might want to read about what your doing. installing a theme is a high risk 100% way to brick if you don't know what your doing!! should have watched my tutorial video below [​IMG]
     
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    AnyTitle deleter can't remove themes [​IMG]

    He has to autoboot wad manager and re-install his system menu (or the system menu .app)
     
  14. Hatsu

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    You sir, your made of fail.
     
  15. franz029
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    What will I do now because when I turn on my Wii it shows the Health and Safety Screen but I notice that the "Press A to Continue" just went come out quickly and freezes then doesen't let me press A instead of turning on my Wii and show the Health and Safety Screen then wait for the "Press A to Continue" text to come out then it blinks...

    PLEASE HELP ME!
     
  16. lolzed

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    no one can help you,you installed crap,no nothing what you were doing,you was like ooh cool theme installs hey why theme aint working oh wait no Bootmii and Preloader i sucks
     
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    only thing you can do now is send it to N and prepare to pay A LOT to get it fixed [​IMG]
     
  18. dottor_male

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    Have checked out that thread?

    To boot in maintainance mode you need a GC controller to perform savemiifree AND an autoboot chip (and the software on the thread above)
     
  19. WiiShizzza

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    just to clear things up:

    Hold PLUS + MINUS then press A should open the "maintenance mode".
    Savemiifree brings up the "recovery mode"

    what about swapping drive with one that got bootmii installed? Could this be an option?
     
  20. blitzer320

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    he said he has a wiikey so he should just try autobooting first before he tries doing something drastic like switching the drive and if he had a hard time installing the right theme what makes you believe he can change a drive he may just put a flashed 360 drive in there then come to us for help

    (sorry original poster don't mean to make you sound stupid but your previous actions are all i had to go on)